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Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Trump administration pushes for colleges and schools to reopen

July 8, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

As the Trump administration leaned on governors to reopen their states’ schools and a U.S. House subcommittee debated whether to give colleges the additional billions they say they need, the head of the University of Southern California’s Race and Equity […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

How to make remote learning easily accessible

July 2, 2020

Via: eSchool News

When school starts again in the fall, it’s likely that a significant number of students will still be learning remotely. To make classrooms less crowded and prevent the spread of the coronavirus, many states and districts are considering a hybrid […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

How to effectively support struggling readers during distance learning

June 30, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Parents who might be uncomfortable with continuing their role of teacher this fall can find solace in this fact: authentic teachable moments happen outside the classroom all the time. If your student or child had to rapidly transition to an […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary, Secondary Education

Pandemic Parenting Was Already Relentless. Then Came Summer.

June 26, 2020

Via: NY Times

American parents spend more time and money on their children than ever — and that was before the pandemic. Now, with remote school ending for the summer and a far-from-normal fall expected, parenting is becoming only more demanding. It’s not […]


News

Hoping to stave learning loss, some districts allow students to retain devices over summer

June 1, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Prior to the pandemic, some districts were already allowing students to hang onto school-issued devices over the summer in hopes of staving off the “summer slide.” Devices not only assist students during summer school, they let them apply for scholarships […]


News

Educators call for schools to be ‘safe havens’ against racism

June 1, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Education leaders and organizations joined others Monday in condemning a Minneapolis police officer’s killing of a black man last week while urging students and community members to refrain from contributing to the wave of violence that continued to spread over […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

High expectations for summer programs as learning gaps predicted to grow

May 28, 2020

Via: Education Dive

With experts predicting and school leaders expecting significant student learning loss because of school closures, advocates, researchers and others stepped up efforts this week to emphasize the role that out-of-school-time programs play in minimizing the damage. On Thursday, for example, […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Informal outlets will power remote summer learning opportunities

May 13, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The last day of school for the Alhambra Unified School District in California is May 28, 2020, yet plans for how summer learning and summer school will run have yet to be decided, said high school teacher Jose Sanchez. Still, […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

School reopenings leave educators in high-risk groups with difficult choice over return

May 12, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Typically, districts try to hang on to staff during recessions. That will likely be difficult now, due to health and safety concerns of older teachers. Many districts will likely have to implement hiring freezes due to lost funds from the […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Using student-driven ideas in your curriculum

May 11, 2020

Via: eSchool News

You might think that teaching a high school programming course in which students are asked to code simple games and interactive websites would be motivating and exciting, but there are unforeseen elements of dealing with the teenage brain and the […]